Date: 8/31/17 12:02 pm
From: Hendrik Herlyn <hhactitis...>
Subject: [obol] Re: luecistic pintail
Before I read Dave's post, I was just thinking that the general shape of
the hen looked more like a Gadwall than a Pintail to me.

Cool-looking bird!


On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 10:26 AM, David Irons <llsdirons...> wrote:

> The ducklings look like Gadwall to me.
> Dave Irons
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Aug 31, 2017, at 9:52 AM, Charles Gates <cgates326...> wrote:
> This luecistic duck was photographed at Lake Abert in Lake County on
> Monday. Her pigment situation didn't seem to curtail her reproductive
> capabilities. This brood was associating with some eclipse pintails so we
> got a few seconds to compare shape with them. It looked to match the shape
> of the others so I called this one Northern Pintail. Any duck lovers out
> there see something else?
> <IMG_8771.JPG>
> --
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Hendrik G. Herlyn
Corvallis, OR

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